Lauren Fox

Lauren Fox is a reporter at Talking Points Memo.

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It was the first official White House press briefing of the Trump era, and after tearing into the media about their coverage of the inauguration, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer did not take a single question from reporters.

Spicer's unorthodox message and posture signified a major shift in the way the Trump administration will deal with the White House press corps.

"There's talk in the media of holding Donald Trump accountable, and I'm here to tell you it goes two ways," Spicer said. "We are going to hold the press accountable, as well."

Spicer's frustration was visible Saturday evening as he spoke quickly and called the media's actions irresponsible.

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A presidential speech that was intended to thank the intelligence community quickly went off the rails Saturday as Donald Trump talked about himself, his inauguration crowd, the dishonest media and how great his party was.

Trump appeared at the CIA on his first official day as the 45th president after a rough few weeks where he'd heavily criticized the agency, blamed it for leaks and questioned their assessment that Russia had interfered in the U.S. election. In a brief 15-minute statement, Trump meandered, but without the kind of discipline or grace one might expect from the commander in chief.

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When President Donald Trump went to cut his inaugural cake it looked familiar to some people.

It turns out, that was on purpose.

The baker of the Trump inauguration cake has come forward with her story.

In an instagram post, Tiffany MacIsaac, owner of Washington’s Buttercream Bakeshop, posted a photo and explanation.

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After casting doubt on the intelligence community, President Donald Trump will meet with CIA officials during his first full day as President of the United States.

Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer tweeted out Saturday that Trump will lead the thank you event.

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Update 12:00 p.m.: The National Park Service tweeted Saturday morning that they were sorry for retweeting some unflattering tweets about Trump yesterday during inauguration.


Original Story:

Tweeting about crowd size can be pretty controversial.

The Washington Post reported Friday night that the Department of the Interior was ordered to stop tweeting Friday after it's National Parks Service account retweeted an unflattering photograph comparing Trump's crowd size to Obama's in 2009.

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